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Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Based in Grapevine, Texas, computer and computer software stores industry player GameStop Corp. offers many employment opportunities, including Assistant Store Manager and Retail Store Assistant Manager positions. GameStop Corp. offers employees an average of $11.16 per hour, with $18.42 for overtime. The most important factor affecting pay for GameStop Corp. employees is what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and your city play a role as well. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

GameStop Corp. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: GameStop Corp.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
$9.44 - $12.73  
[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
Hourly Rate$9.44 - $12.73  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (15)
$9.06 - $14.39  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (15)
Hourly Rate$9.06 - $14.39  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
$6.87 - $11.78  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
Hourly Rate$6.87 - $11.78  
[+]Retail Store Manager (4)
$12.32 - $24.32  
[+]Retail Store Manager (4)
Hourly Rate$12.32 - $24.32  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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GameStop Corp. Details

Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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Earning $17.65 on average, Retail Store Managers receive the most money, followed by Assistant Store Managers ($11.42), Retail Store Assistant Managers (around $11.13), and Sales Associates (approximately $7.98).

Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to about $11.23. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $10.96 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Long Beach (around $15.50 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of Grapevine (approximately $15.10), Houston ($12.47), and Charlotte (about $10.53). At $9.03, West Des Moines is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $12.37 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

GameStop Corp. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $10.81 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Team Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $11.85. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Retail, Sales, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and over a third of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of workers and dental coverage for more than half of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and company store discount.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $12
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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